TuSimple, a self-driving truck startup running daily routes for customers in Arizona, has raised $95 million in a Series D funding round led by Sina Corp. The company achieved unicorn status with a valuation now reaching $1 billion.
Zhidaohulian（智道网联）, a Chinese intelligent vehicle service provider, raised 120 million dollars in its Series A round led by Tencent on Feb.1.
On Jan. 8, Baidu introduced Apollo Enterprise, a new brand for a suite of customizable autonomous driving and Internet of Vehicles (IoV) solutions for mass production vehicles at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
In 2018, many Chinese tech companies expanded their overseas markets and showcased their efforts in going global.
Byton’s K-Byte concept debuted in Shanghai on June 12, and Byton, the Beijing-based startup has announced its product naming strategy for the first time.
At the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition this year, new car manufacturers Nio, Byton, Weltmeister and Singulato had their new production cars on display to rival the traditional car manufacturers.
The 10th Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) Beijing opened on April 26, the theme of this year’s conference is AI Genesis. Kai-Fu Lee, CEO of Sinovation Ventures, attended the panel discussion on “The Present and Future of AI”, where he shared his views on artificial intelligence applications and talent cultivation.
Wang Jingao, head of Apollo research and development, announced at the Baidu World Conference in Las Vegas today that Apollo 2.0 is officially open.
The Baidu Research and Development Center in Sunnyvale, California opened two months ago. It is Baidu’s third research center in the US and Baidu’s second office in Silicon Valley. Unlike the first two centers, this one is focused on its most competitive area of research: autonomous driving in the AI field.
Competition in the field of driverless cars is intense, and Baidu is suing its former senior executive.
BYD announced it would build an electric truck factory in Canada, which will be its first electric car assembly plant in Canada. The electric truck plant is scheduled to be put into operation next year.
Baidu CEO Robin Li spoke at the company’s annual conference on November 16 in Beijing, introducing its latest artificial intelligence technology for mobile phones, cars and the family.
At the night of October 13, it is reported that during the day the agreement singing ceremony for Baidu and BAIC Group was held in Beijing Vehicles Industry R&D Base, where both parties agreed to cooperate in self-driving, Internet of Vehicles, and cloud computing service and build “AI Plus Vehicles” ecosystem. On the ceremony, both…
Internet News Reports DJI On August 28, Tech-Web, a we-media, claimed it found DJI’s “secret base” in Shekou district, Shenzhen: DJI self-driving car is being tested there and Tech-Web even exposed photos of these cars. It is reported that the DJI self-driving car being tested is a Ford Edge SUV. From external observation, this self-driving…
In the mid-2017, during Shenzhen municipal CPPCC, Frank Wang, the CEO of DJI, aired his opinion of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Speaking of UAV regulation, most measures are bans, which greatly limit the use of UAV as well as the application of new technologies. With the increasingly rigid air policy, DJI is going to explore…